Review: could Clopidogrel cause Dizziness?


Summary

Dizziness is found among people who take Clopidogrel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 22,679 people who have side effects while taking Clopidogrel from FDA and social media. Among them, 965 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Clopidogrel

Clopidogrel has active ingredients of clopidogrel. It is often used in blood clots. (latest outcomes from Clopidogrel 24,496 users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 271,656 Dizziness patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

22,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Clopidogrel.
Among them, 965 people (4.26%) have Dizziness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Clopidogrel cause Dizziness?

Time on Clopidogrel when people have Dizziness *:

  • < 1 month: 35.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.86 %
  • 10+ years: 1.43 %

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • female: 46.81 %
  • male: 53.19 %

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Clopidogrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.39 %
  • 20-29: 0.39 %
  • 30-39: 1.03 %
  • 40-49: 4.52 %
  • 50-59: 12.26 %
  • 60+: 81.42 %

Severity of Dizziness **:

  • least: 13.33 %
  • moderate: 46.67 %
  • severe: 26.67 %
  • most severe: 13.33 %

How people recovered from Dizziness **:

  • while on drug: 7.69 %
  • after off the drug: 23.08 %
  • not yet: 69.23 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (160 people, 16.58%)
  • Atorvastatin (142 people, 14.72%)
  • Simvastatin (105 people, 10.88%)
  • Furosemide (95 people, 9.84%)
  • Plavix (87 people, 9.02%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • High Blood Pressure (147 people, 15.23%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (118 people, 12.23%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (50 people, 5.18%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (196 people, 20.31%)
  • Weakness (161 people, 16.68%)
  • Fatigue (141 people, 14.61%)
  • Headache (125 people, 12.95%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (123 people, 12.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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